Managing Amazon Greengrass Core Devices Remotely with Wind River Helix Device Cloud

Published Date
26 - Jul - 2017
| Last Updated
26 - Jul - 2017
 
Managing Amazon Greengrass Core Devices Remotely with Wind River...

IoT devices come in many flavors these days from generic gateways to specialized devices.  Using Intel® IoT Gateway Technology, Ubuntu* 16, and Wind River Helix* Device Cloud(HDC), remote management of your IoT system just became simple.  There are many cloud service providers to choose from these days.  Amazon has recently released a new IoT solution that supports Intel® IoT Gateway Technology  called Amazon Greengrass Core.  This tutorial will show you a method to restart your Amazon Greengrass Core Device remotely using HDC.

Prerequisites

1. Install Ubuntu 16 (https://help.ubuntu.com/16.04/installation-guide/)
2. Sign up for an Amazon Web Services (AWS)* Account (https://aws.amazon.com/)
3. Install Amazon Greengrass Core (https://docs.aws.amazon.com/greengrass/latest/developerguide/gg-gs.html)
4. Sign up for a HDC Trial Account (https://www.windriver.com/evaluations/)
5. Download HDC Agent  (https://windshare.windriver.com/)
6. Install HDC Agent (https://knowledge.windriver.com/en-us/000_Products/040/050/020/000_Wind_River_Helix_Device_Cloud_Getting_Started/060/000)

Tutorial

1.  Login into the HDC Portal at https://www.helixdevicecloud.com and Select the Device.

2. Remote login into Ubuntu 16 Device.

3. Stop and Start Amazon Greengrass Core.

Summary

This tutorial demonstrated how to restart an Amazon Greengrass Core Device remotely using Intel® IoT Gateway Technology and Helix Device Cloud.  Now it is easy to manage your IoT solutions after deployment.

For more such intel IoT resources and tools from Intel, please visit the Intel® Developer Zone

Source: https://software.intel.com/en-us/articles/managing-amazon-greengrass-core-devices-remotely-with-wind-river-helix-device-cloud